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Patient Airlifted After Accident On U.S. 411 Sunday Afternoon

First responders were called to a two vehicle accident on U.S. 411 at Hamilton Crossing Road on Sunday afternoon. A male, who was unconscious and unresponsive, had to be extricated from one of the vehicles. Bartow County EMS began treatment as soon as possible to the victim with severe head and chest trauma. He was [...]

By |July 23rd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Patient Airlifted After Accident On U.S. 411 Sunday Afternoon

Cartersville Council Member Will Not Seek Reelection

Louis Tonsmeire Towards the end of Thursday night's Cartersville City Council Business Meeting at City Hall, Ward Three Councilman Louis Tonsmeire made this statement:   We will have more on Tonsmeire's decision as well as his 16-year tenure during Bartow's Morning News.

By |July 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Council Member Will Not Seek Reelection

Man Injured In Industrial Accident Thursday Night

Bartow County EMS responded to a warehouse off of Swisher Drive in Cartersville Thursday night to an industrial accident. An elderly male fell approximately ten feet off of scaffolding onto a concrete floor. He was alert and oriented with injuries to the head and pelvis. He was transported to Kennestone Hospital for evaluation and treatment.

By |July 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man Injured In Industrial Accident Thursday Night

5 Injured On I-75 Tuesday Night

First responders were called to a single-vehicle accident on I-75 northbound near mile marker 300 on Tuesday evening. The vehicle left the roadway and struck numerous trees before coming to a stop. Bartow County EMS had three ambulances respond. Three patients were transported to Cartersville Medical Center with moderate injuries. Two patients had to be [...]

By |July 19th, 2017|General|Comments Off on 5 Injured On I-75 Tuesday Night

Tuesday’s Drowning Victim Identified

First responders received a call at 1:38 Tuesday afternoon for a possible drowning at the Etowah River adjacent to Old River Road between State Route 293 and Joe Frank Harris Parkway by the railroad trestle bridge. 17-year-old Sergio Cadenas of Dallas had gone under water while swimming and did not surface due to the current [...]

By |July 18th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Tuesday’s Drowning Victim Identified

Cartersville Schools Superintendent Remarks on Benton’s Retirement

Howard Hinesley  

By |July 11th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cartersville Schools Superintendent Remarks on Benton’s Retirement

Cartersville School Board President Retires

Ms. Linda Benton After a 23-year tenure, Ms. Linda Benton has submitted her letter of retirement as President of the Cartersville Board of Education effective at the end of the meeting at their office building held Monday night. At her request, Superintendent Howard Hinesley recommended the board approve former school board member Tim Chason [...]

By |July 11th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Cartersville School Board President Retires

Local Arrested In Sex Sting

Larry Dobbs WJHG in Panama City Florida reported Monday that three men have been arrested on charges they solicited teenagers for sex. One of them is from Bartow County. 49-year-old Larry Dobbs of Cartersville used the app Grindr to start a conversation with what he thought was a boy. When told by the [...]

By |July 4th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Arrested In Sex Sting

Update On Tuesday’s Dangerous Vehicle Chase

Olivia Hayes We have an updated list of all of the charges that a 25-year-old Cartersville woman is facing after a shoplifting incident on Tuesday. According to Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap, two deputies responded to the Ingles Supermarket on Joe Frank Harris Parkway in Cartersville at about 1:23 p.m. to a reported shoplifting in [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Update On Tuesday’s Dangerous Vehicle Chase

Man Escapes Fiery Accident With Minor Injuries

A two-vehicle accident occurred on I-75 northbound at exit 283 in Emerson on Tuesday afternoon at around 4:30. A car ran into the rear of a tank truck, causing the car to burst into flames. The male driver was able to exit the car. Upon examination, Bartow County EMS found the driver to have minor [...]

By |June 27th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man Escapes Fiery Accident With Minor Injuries